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Old 10-14-2017, 11:00 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Forget every preconceived notion you have about weightlifters; one Arizona athlete defies all expectations. She is a 62-year-old, completely vegan, record-breaking powerlifter.

62-year-old vegan powerlifter in Arizona smashes world records - 3TV | CBS 5
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Old 10-14-2017, 11:40 PM
 
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I'm a huge fan of stories like these! At 62, she's just a youngster. One of my many favorite inspirations is 90+ years old gymnast Johanna Quaas.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bydblJuZyTQ
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Old 10-15-2017, 04:30 AM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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and then there's Grandma Gatewood, my personal favorite.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grandma_Gatewood
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Old 10-15-2017, 11:01 PM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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These are amazing stories!
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